Newswise: Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated and Persistent in Florida and Other Large States

Newswise: Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated and Persistent in Florida and Other Large States. “Internet crimes are becoming more sophisticated and persistent in Florida and several of America’s other most populous states, including California, New York, Texas, Virginia and North Carolina, according to research from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Forensic Accounting.”

Daily Bruin: New online maps documents Native American ancestral territory at Fowler

New-to-me, from the Daily Bruin: New online maps documents Native American ancestral territory at Fowler. “Current literature on indigenous Los Angeles rarely comes from those doing work inside tribal communities. Wendy Teeter, curator of archaeology at the Fowler Museum, will be giving a lecture at the Fowler Museum on Wednesday to discuss the web-based project ‘Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles.'”

California State Library: California State Library Partners with Google Arts & Culture to Create Online Exhibits

California State Library, and this link goes to a PDF: California State Library Partners with Google Arts & Culture to Create Online Exhibits. “The California State has released its first online exhibits produced in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, which digitally showcases the unique treasures of more than 1,400 archives, foundations and museums from over 70 countries As a celebration of California’s unique diversity, the State Library’s first two offerings are: ‘Shikishi Haiku’ and ‘Daguerreotypes: The First Photographs’.”

CNET: Firefox will let users delete collected data thanks to California’s new privacy law

CNET: Firefox will let users delete collected data thanks to California’s new privacy law. “In a blog post Tuesday, Mozilla said it’ll give Firefox users the option to delete their data collected by the company in the next version of the browser, which is set to be released Jan. 7. Firefox doesn’t collect data on websites visited or search queries, but Mozilla said it’ll let users choose to delete telemetry data, which covers things like how many tabs are open or how long a session was.”

CNET: Here’s what California’s new privacy law means for Facebook, Twitter users

CNET: Here’s what California’s new privacy law means for Facebook, Twitter users. “The California Consumer Privacy Act, also known as CCPA, is designed to curb what companies can do with all that information. The law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, comes as concerns about privacy grow after a steady stream of scandals, like Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica data debacle.”

NBC 7 San Diego: NBC 7 San Diego History Center Partner to Preserve Decades of Archives

NBC 7 San Diego: NBC 7 San Diego History Center Partner to Preserve Decades of Archives. “The archive, to be held at the San Diego History Center’s Research Archives, consists of video recordings, video tapes, and assorted materials that document the daily journalism of San Diego from the period of 1976 to 2012. Contained in the archives are thousands of interviews and individual stories. The archived materials will be made accessible to the public once inventory and a catalogue have been completed. Due to the size of the archive this may take several years.”

KRCR: How is your child’s school performing? New tool allows parents to check online

KRCR: How is your child’s school performing? New tool allows parents to check online. “On December 12, 2019, the California Department of Education (CDE) and the State Board of Education (SBE) launched the 2019 California School Dashboard in an effort to provide information about school performance online. The Dashboard consists of all the latest data available on graduation rates, suspension rates, test scores, English learner progress, college/career readiness and chronic absenteeism for the 2018-2019 school year.”